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Supplement information: 5-HYDROXYTRIPROPHAN (5 - HT, 5 - HTP, OXYTRIPTHAN)
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General description Tryptophane derivate, antidepressive effect.
Found - protein rich food (meat)
- griffonia
Anti-aging role - serototnin production
- antidepressant
- used to treat obesity, fibromyalgia, chronic and tension headache and insomnia
- alleviate PMS and ADHD symptoms
- it's considered that early usage of 5 - HT may alleviate symptoms of Down syndrome and improve social and language skills in kids with it
Deficiency symptoms Not possible.
Therapeutic doses 100 - 200 mg 3 times a day
When it takes effect, the dose can be reduced.
Maximum safe level Not established.
It's not recommended usage of 400 mg of 5 - TH longer than a year.
Side effects - heartburn, abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea
- hangover
- sexual problems
Contraindications - kidney and liver disease
Interactions - carbidopa
- antidepressiants
- tramadol
Other remarks It's not recommended usage of 5 - HT two weeks before scheduled surgery.